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December 18, 1999

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Artisan: A Christmas Carol (Tom Lehrer) Paper Angels Boing 9806 (phone England: 44-1484-606230)
  3. John Denver: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Marks) Rocky Mountain Christmas RCA APL1-1201
  4. Camille West: That Reindeer Can Play Guitar Diva's Day Off Mother Tongue MTCD103 (PO Box 4299, Queensbury, NY 12804)
  5. The Irish Rovers: Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer Christmas Comedy Classics Priority CDL 9306
  6. The New Christy Minstrels: It'll Be a Merry Christmas (James/Hooven, arr.Woods) Merry Christmas! Sony A 28438
  7. Joel Mabus: Let's Do Christmas Right (first half) How Like the Holly Fossil 1299 (PO Box 306, Portage, MI 49081 or email.)
  8. Ogden Nash: I Remember Yule Christmas With Ogden Nash Caedmon TC 1323
  9. Uncle Bonsai: Then God Made Malls (Andrew Ratshin) Myn Ynd Wymyn YELLOW TAIL YT-10003 (206-527-3546)
  10. Connie Kaldor: Spend Your Money (Holsteins 4/28/84) WFMT recording
  11. Larry Groce: We've Been Malled Warner Bros. 45 rpm
  12. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Everybody's Doing It Improvisations To Music Mercury 314 558 455-2
  13. Joel Mabus: Let's Do Christmas Right (second half) How Like the Holly Fossil 1299
  14. Jean Redpath: The Christmas Tree (trad/anon) (Prairie Crossing 12/11/99) WFMT recording
  15. The Bobs: Fifty Kilowatt Tree Too Many Santas! ROUNDER CD 9060
  16. Willio & Phillio: Hail To Thee O Christmas Tree (Will Ryan) private 45 rpm
  17. Ilene Weiss: Tree Weiss Christmas GADFLY 236 (802-865-2406)
  18. Golden Bough: Mrs. Fogarty's Christmas Cake (trad) Christmas In a Celtic Land ARC EUCD 1409 (PO Box 2453, Clearwater, FL 34517 or email.)
  19. The Arrogant Worms: The Same Christmas Cake Christmas Turkey ArrogantWorms AW-1225 (88-THE-WORMS)
  20. Artisan: Stuff the Turkey (B.Bedford) Paper Angels Boing 9806
  21. Lou & Peter Berryman: Big Dead Bird So Comfortable Cornbelt CR300
  22. Riders in the Sky: Sidemeat's Christmas Stew (Doug Green) Christmas The Cowboy Way ROUNDER 0445
  23. Stan Freberg: Green Christmas Tip Of The Freberg RHINO R2 75645
  24. WFMT Caroleers: Deck Us All With Boston Charlie (Pogo's Carol) (Walt Kelly) (WFMT Studio 12/88) WFMT recording
  25. Las Avemarianas: Canta, Rie, Bebe (Sing, Laugh, Drink) (R&F Boronat) Christmas In the Old World Philips PHS 600-036
  26. Lou Killen: The Nativity from The Pitman's Bible (trad) (Old Town School 12/2/79) WFMT recording
  27. The Mrs Ackroyd Band: The Harvey Andrews Chorus (Les Barker) Mrs Ackroyd DOG 014 (PO Box 95, South District Office, Manchester, M20 4LB, England)
  28. Allan Sherman: The Twelve Gifts of Christmas The Best of Allan Sherman RHINO R2 75771
  29. Riders in the Sky: The Twelve Days of Cowboy Christmas (Fred LaBour) Christmas The Cowboy Way ROUNDER 0445
  30. Lucky Luck: The Twelve Days of Christmas Mahalo 45 rpm
  31. Penelope Keith: And Yet Another Partridge In a Pear Tree (Brian Sibley) BBC transcription
  32. Carol Channing: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (Clement Moore) The Year Without a Santa Clause and other stories Caedmon TC 1303
  33. Wayne Juhlin: Twas the Nite Before Christmas My Kinda Town Penway P 1001
  34. Spike Milligan: Silent Night (trad/arr. Milligan) Parlophone 45 rpm
  35. Tabbynacle Choir: Deck the Halls (trad) Musigram soundsheet
  36. Ray Stevens: Santa Claus Is Watching You Dr.Demento Holiday Dementia RHINO R2 72176
  37. Eddie Lawrence: What Do You Want For Christmas Is That's What's Bothering You, Bunkie? EPIC BN 26159
  38. Ilene Weiss: Talkin' To the Wrong Guy Weiss Christmas GADFLY 236
  39. Nichols & May: Merry Christmas, Doctor N&M Examine Doctors Mercury 314 558 457-2
  40. Joni Mitchell: River Blue REPRISE 2038-2
  41. Jeff Talmadge: First Day of Winter The Spinning of the World Bozart preview CD
  42. Stan Rogers: First Christmas Between the Breaks. . . Live! Fogarty's Cove FCM-002D (23 Hillside Ave., S., Dundas, Ontario L9H 4H7, Canada)
  43. Darryl Purpose: You Must Go Home For Christmas Darryl Purpose (Purpose/R.Fisher) Tangible / Paget no# (516-379-5820)
  44. Neal & Leandra: I'll Be Home For Christmas (Gannon/Kent) Listen To The Angels Uncle Gus UGM02 (612-929-0572 or email.)
  45. Anita Silvert: All Roads Converge Midwest Girl Balancing Act BAM-003 P.O. Box 512, Yardley, PA 19067 (215-369-0220) or email.

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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